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Elverta, California

Elverta, California

Elverta is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes Sacramento (the state capital and county seat), Arden-Arcade, and Roseville. It is about 20 miles (32 km) from Sacramento, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) miles from Rio Linda, 6 miles (9.7 km) from Roseville, and 8.0 miles (12.9 km) from Antelope. The population was 5,492 as of the 2010 census.The ZIP code is 95626, which it shares with o...
I Sell the Dead

I Sell the Dead

I Sell the Dead is a 2008 horror comedy, the feature film debut from Irish director Glenn McQuaid. The film is a period horror comedy about grave robbing and stars Dominic Monaghan, Ron Perlman, Larry Fessenden and Angus Scrimm.While awaiting his execution for murder and grave robbery, Arthur Blake (Dominic Monaghan) is visited by Father Duffy (Ron Perlman), who wishes to obtain a statement from the condemned to be used as a cautionary tale. Arthur denies that he is a murderer, a crime for wh...
Edward Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh

Edward Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh

Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh KP GCVO FRS (10 November 1847 – 7 October 1927) was an Irish philanthropist and businessman.Born in Clontarf, Dublin, Guinness was the third son of Sir Benjamin Guinness, 1st Baronet, and younger brother of Arthur Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun. Educated at Trinity College Dublin, graduating with BA in 1870, he served as Sheriff of Dublin in 1876, and nine years later became the city's High Sheriff. That same year, he was created a baronet of Castleknoc...
2012 Kurume Best Amenity International Women's Tennis

2012 Kurume Best Amenity International Women's Tennis

The 2012 Kurume Best Amenity International Women's Tennis was a professional tennis tournament played on grass courts. It was the tenth edition of the tournament which was part of the 2012 ITF Women's Circuit. It took place in Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan between 14 and 20 May 2012.The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:
List of listed buildings in Barry, Angus

List of listed buildings in Barry, Angus

This is a list of listed buildings in the parish of Barry in Angus, Scotland.The scheme for classifying buildings in Scotland is:There are approximately 47,400 listed buildings in Scotland. Of these, around 8 per cent (some 3,800) are Category A, and 51 per cent (24,000) are Category B, with the rest listed at Category C(s).

Effie Adelaide Rowlands

Effie Adelaide Maria Albanesi, née Henderson (New South Wales, Australia, 1859 – 16 October 1936, London, England), better known by her usual pen name of Effie Adelaide Rowlands, was a British novelist. She was the author of more than 250 six-penny (dime) novels.She was the illegitimate daughter of Alexander Henderson (1828–1886). She was married for a time to playwright Cecil Raleigh (born Cecil Rowlands, from whom she may have taken her pen name), who divorced her. She later married Chevali...
George Knudson

George Knudson

George Alfred Christian Knudson, CM (June 28, 1937 – January 24, 1989) was a Canadian professional golfer, who along with Mike Weir holds the record for the Canadian with the most wins on the PGA Tour, with eight career victories.Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Knudson learned to play golf at the St. Charles Country Club. He won the 1954 and 1955 Manitoba Junior Championships, and the 1955 Canadian Junior Championship. He moved to Toronto in 1958, and worked at the Oakdale Golf Club, w...
Forgiveness Rock Record

Forgiveness Rock Record

Forgiveness Rock Record is the fourth studio album by Canadian indie rock musical collective Broken Social Scene, released by the Arts & Crafts record label on May 4, 2010. The critically acclaimed album, produced by John McEntire of the band Tortoise, features guest appearances by Leslie Feist, Emily Haines of Metric, Scott Kannberg from Pavement, and Sebastien Grainger of Death from Above 1979.The album was a shortlisted nominee for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize.Lo-Fi for the Dividing Ni...

Notable Old Bradfieldians

This is a list of notable Old Bradfieldians, being former pupils of Bradfield College in Berkshire, England.
Lucio Silla

Lucio Silla

Lucio Silla (pronounced /ˈluːtʃoʊ ˈsɪlɒ/, Italian pronunciation: [ˈluːtʃo ˈsilla]), K. 135, is an Italian opera in three acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The libretto was written by Giovanni de Gamerra.It was first performed on 26 December 1772 at the Teatro Regio Ducal in Milan and was regarded as "a moderate success".Handel's opera Silla (1713) covered the same subject. Other operas with the same title were also composed by Pasquale Anfossi (1774), and Johann Christian Bach (1...
Battle of White Oak Swamp

Battle of White Oak Swamp

The Battle of White Oak Swamp took place on June 30, 1862 in Henrico County, Virginia as part of the Seven Days Battles (Peninsula Campaign) of the American Civil War. As the Union Army of the Potomac retreated southeast toward the James River, its rearguard under Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin stopped Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's divisions at the White Oak Bridge crossing, resulting in an artillery duel, while the main Battle of Glendale raged two miles (3 km) farther south ...

Microsoft BASIC

Microsoft BASIC is the foundation product of the Microsoft company. It first appeared in 1975 as Altair BASIC, which was the first BASIC by Microsoft and the first high level programming language available for the Altair 8800 microcomputer.The Altair BASIC interpreter was developed by Microsoft founders Paul Allen and Bill Gates with help from Monte Davidoff, using a self-made Intel 8080 software simulator running on a PDP-10 minicomputer. The dialect of BASIC is similar to Digital Equipment ...

Quid pro quo

Quid pro quo ("something for something" or "this for that" in Latin) means an exchange of goods or services, where one transfer is contingent upon the other. English speakers often use the term to mean "a favour for a favour"; phrases with similar meaning include: "give and take", "tit for tat", and "you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours".In common law, quid pro quo indicates that an item or a service has been traded in return for something of value, usually when the propriety or equity...

Luís Sá Silva

Luís Jorge Sá Silva (born 23 August 1990 in Benguela) is an Angolan racing driver currently competing in the GP3 Series with Carlin.He competes under a Macanese competition licence, as the Angolan motorsport federation (FADM — Federação Angolana de Desportos Motorizados) is not recognised by the FIA to issue the Grade A competition license that he requires.Luís Sá Silva contested the Asian Formula Renault Challenge series from 2007 until 2009. During the 2009 season, he won six races and...
New Zealand cricket team in Bangladesh in 2004–05

New Zealand cricket team in Bangladesh in 2004–05

New Zealand cricket team toured Bangladesh from 14 October to 7 November 2004. They played two Test matches and three One Day Internationals against Bangladesh.
Badminton at the 1982 Asian Games

Badminton at the 1982 Asian Games

Badminton tournaments were held for the sixth time at the 9th Asian Games in 1982 in New Delhi.
Fighting Clowns

Fighting Clowns

Fighting Clowns is a 1980 album by The Firesign Theatre. It is unique among Firesign Theatre albums by virtue of the fact that it is primarily made up of songs rather than the group's usual audio theater or sketch comedy pieces. Many of the songs on this album were recorded live in front of an audience while some of the songs and much of the linking material was recorded in the studio.There have been numerous issues and re-issues of this album (and excerpts from this album) in a variety of fo...

Filipino values

The Filipino value system or Filipino values refers to the set of values or the value system that a majority of the Filipino have historically held important in their lives. This Philippine value system includes their own unique assemblage of consistent ideologies, moral codes, ethical practices, etiquette, and cultural and personal values that are promoted by their society. As with any society though, the values that an individual holds sacred can differ on the basis of religion, upbringing ...
Florence Schelling

Florence Schelling

Florence Isabelle Schelling (born 9 March 1989) is a Swiss ice hockey goaltender for Switzerland women's national ice hockey team in the 2006 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics and 2014 Winter Olympics. Schelling became the first and only woman to ever play in the Swiss Men's National League B. In the 2012 CWHL Draft, Schelling was selected by the Montreal Stars, but will play for Brampton CWHL.She spent 2003–05 playing for the ZSC Lions in Switzerland. Since 2005, Schelling has been a mem...

Winsock

In computing, the Windows Sockets API (WSA), which was later shortened to Winsock, is a technical specification that defines how Windows network software should access network services, especially TCP/IP. It defines a standard interface between a Windows TCP/IP client application (such as an FTP client or a web browser) and the underlying TCP/IP protocol stack. The nomenclature is based on the Berkeley sockets API model used in BSD for communications between programs. Initially, all the parti...
Bianzano

Bianzano

Bianzano is a comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, Italy. It is 600 meters (2,000 ft) above sea level and lies on a little plateau between Cavallina and Seriana valleys. The village boasts a historic center, having kept its original structure with some remains of minor fortified buildings and the imposing medieval Suardi Castle overlooking the valley. Other two outstanding monuments are the shrine of Our Lady of the Assumption (1234) and the parish church dedicated to Saint Ro...
Shrimp and prawn as food

Shrimp and prawn as food

Shrimp and prawn are important types of seafood that are consumed worldwide. Although shrimp and prawns belong to different suborders of Decapoda, they are very similar in appearance and the terms are often used interchangeably in commercial farming and wild fisheries. A distinction is drawn in recent aquaculture literature, which increasingly uses the term "prawn" only for the freshwater forms of palaemonids and "shrimp" for the marine penaeids.In the United Kingdom, the word "prawn" is more...

History of the Pakistani cricket team

The Pakistan cricket team made its Test cricket debut in 1952 and has since become one of the most successful teams in modern cricket. The team reached the semi-finals of the 1979,1983, 1987 World Cups, and finals in 1992 and 1999, and won the 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup by defeating England in the final.After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, and the establishment of the separate nation state of Pakistan, cricket in the country developed steadily and Pakistan was given Test Match status a...
Pergamon Museum

Pergamon Museum

Coordinates: 52°31′16″N 13°23′46″E / 52.521°N 13.396°E / 52.521; 13.3961.1 million (2007)The Pergamon Museum (German: Pergamonmuseum) is situated on the Museum Island in Berlin. The site was designed by Alfred Messel and Ludwig Hoffmann and was constructed in twenty years, from 1910 to 1930. The Pergamon Museum houses original-sized, reconstructed monumental buildings such as the Pergamon Altar and the Market Gate of Miletus, all consisting of parts transported from Turkey.The museum is su...
Netherlands Antilles at the 2011 Pan American Games

Netherlands Antilles at the 2011 Pan American Games

Athletes from the former Netherlands Antilles competed at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14 to 30, 2011, about 1 year after the dissolution of the country. Hubert Isenia was the Chef de mission of the team. The team consisted of eleven athletes in six sports.Athletes from the Netherlands Antilles have qualified one male cyclist in road cycling.Athletes from the Netherlands Antilles have qualified one athlete in the 61 kg women's category.Athletes from the...
Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum (also known as simply Might and Magic) is an early role-playing video game, first in the popular and influential Might and Magic franchise. It was released in 1986 as New World Computing's debut, ported to numerous platforms and re-released continuously through the early '90s.The original Apple II version of the game was written almost single-handedly by Jon Van Caneghem over three years. Van Caneghem had difficulty finding a publisher...
St Bartholomew's Church, Burnley

St Bartholomew's Church, Burnley

St Bartholomew's Church, Burnley is the Anglican Parish Church of the small suburb of Burnley, historically considered part of Richmond, in inner-suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Known colloquially as "St Bart's", the parish is in the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne and is well known as belonging to the Anglo-Catholic or High Church tradition.The church and adjacent hall complex are located at 290 Burnley Street, Richmond on the western side of Burnley Street at the corner of Boyd Stree...
Barnell Bohusk

Barnell Bohusk

Barnell Bohusk, currently known as Blackwing, formerly known as Beak, is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is usually depicted as being associated with the X-Men and its spinoff the Exiles. Beak first appeared in New X-Men #117 and was created by Grant Morrison and Ethan Van Sciver.Born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Beak started developing his powers at puberty. His body changed into that of a humanoid-bird form, with a...
Nikolai Noskov

Nikolai Noskov

Nikolai Ivanovich Noskov (Russian: Николай Иванович Носков) is a Russian singer and former vocalist of the hard rock band Gorky Park (between 1987–1990). Five-time winner of the Golden Gramophone. He was also a member of Москва (Moscow) ensemble in the early 1980s, in band Гран-при (Grand Prix) in 1988 just before joining Gorky Park, and much later in the 1990s in band Николай (Nikolai). Starting 1998 Noskov had a solo career releasing six solo albums. In 2015 he was jury in second season of ...
Oikonomos Tsaritsani F.C.

Oikonomos Tsaritsani F.C.

Oikonomos Football Club is a Greek football club, based in Tsaritsani, Larissa regional unit. The association was founded in 1953.In 2011, they promoted to Football League 2 for the first time in history after becoming champions of the 2010–11 Delta Ethniki.2015-16 seasonNote: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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